Joining the Club

membership fees 2018

(Note: New or lapsed members incur a £5 admin charge) – see membership form above for fees…..)

No need to use the Membership Application Form if you are already a member and are just renewing your membership

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Now offering payment via Paypal: (use the ‘Send Money’ option)

Sending money – Personal payments:
The Club has now set up a Paypal account, using the club email address.

There are no fees, within the UK, to send money in Pounds Sterling, to the Club when you use your PayPal balance, debit card or bank account (or a combination of those) where no currency conversion is involved.

Log into your Paypal account and make sure you use the ‘Pay or Send Money’ tab and then click ‘Send money to friends and family’ option, (no fees will then be applied if used as described above) then use our email address: and enter the correct amount, as specified on our Membership Application Form.


To become a member of Melton & District Model Club (MDMC) you will need to submit a completed Application Form (download link above) to the Membership Secretary, David Matthews, together with the appropriate subscription fee.

Application Forms  are obtainable from:

a) by downloading the form (click on the link above) or

b) the Flying Field (Whissendine) on flying days or

c) the Clubroom on Wednesday evenings (7.30 pm onwards – mainly in the winter months) or


Alternatively contact the Membership Secretary by email: (putting the word “Membership” in the Subject Field).


The subscription fee is made up of 2 parts:

1. Joining fee

2. A British Model Flying Association (BMFA) fee*

*The Melton & District Model Club is affiliated to the BMFA which arranges Third Party Insurance cover for its members. ALL members of the MDMC (with the exception of Social members) must join the BMFA. MDMC will arrange this for you. If you are already a BMFA member proof of current membership is required in order that the BMFA fee can be waived.

Provisional membership of MDMC is granted from the date of your application and receipt of the relevant Membership Subscription Fee. This status does NOT allow unaccompanied model flying unless:

a) The applicant can prove current BMFA membership and has entered all details on the Application Form.

b) “Safe” flying has been demonstrated by achieving a BMFA “A” Test Certificate.
Your Full membership commences after:

a) Approval of your membership application by the MDMC committee.

b) Payment in full of the relevant membership subscription.

c) Issue of a signed Membership Card by the Membership Secretary.

Applicants under the age of 18 are eligible for Junior Membership.

There is also a special Slot Car Category for Senior and Junior members.